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World Music: Reference Tools

This guide can help you begin upper level research into ethnomusicology related topics. Especially helpful for graduate students or students in Music 417. Students in Music 133 have a separate guide.

The Basics

Reference tools, like dictionaries and encyclopedias, can be good starting places when you're trying to find some basic information.  These are a few well-known examples but looking on the shelves nearby may result in some other useful resources as well.

These items are all located in the reference section, unless otherwise specified.


Subject Guide

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Music and Performing Arts Library
1300 Music Building
1114 W. Nevada St.
Urbana, IL 61801
Subjects:Dance, Music, Theatre